Business Records

Beatrice Gloss Starch manufactured by the Beatrice Starch Company, Beatrice, Nebraska. [11257-14]

The Nebraska State Historical Society Archives holds the records of some Nebraska businesses and corporations.  The collections range from a single hotel register to large sets of records of banks, mills and ranches.  For more information about any of the collections listed below, please contact our Reference Services department.

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A.H. Dyer Co. (Fremont, Neb.) [RG4050].pdf

A. J. Thompson and Company (Bancroft, Neb.) [RG3482]

A.T. Yost Grocery (North Platte, Neb.) [RG4148].pdf

Abie Milling Company (Abie, Neb.) [RG4200]

Advertising Ephemera [RG1600].pdf

Aeronautics Collection (Neb.) [RG2929]

Albion Live Stock Shipping Association (Albion, Neb.) [RG2012].pdf

American Bank (Beatrice, Neb.) [RG3417].pdf

American Fur Company [RG4235].pdf

American Potash Company (Antioch, Neb.) [RG1371].pdf

American Savings and Loan Association (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5686]

Arcade Hotel (Valparaiso, Neb.) [RG3798].pdf

Arcade Hotel (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3870]

Archer Central Grain Company (Archer, Neb.) [RG2679]

Arrow Aircraft and Motor Corporation (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3009]

Ashland General Store (Ashland, Neb.) [RG3806].pdf

Associated Mutual Insurance Company [RG3481]


Bailor Cultivator Company (Atchison, Kansas) [RG3028]

Bank of Bellwood (Bellwood, Neb.) [RG4541]

Bank of Commerce (Grand Island, Neb.) [RG4220]

Barker Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3295]

Bates, Al - KFAB Radio (Omaha, Neb.) [RG4006].pdf

Beatrice Creamery Company (Chicago, Ill.; Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3496]

Beatrice Electric Company (Beatrice, Neb.) [RG4565]

Beatrice Light, Gas and Coke Company (Beatrice, Neb.) [RG4566]

Beatrice Starch Manufacturing Company (Beatrice. Neb.) [RG4568].pdf

Bedrock Oil and Gas Company (Omaha and Kimball, Neb.) [RG0875]

Bellevue Land Claim Association (Bellevue, Neb.) [RG1542]

Bench "E" Cattle Company (Chadron, Neb.) [RG0709]

Benson Studio (Sterling, Neb.) [RG5385]

Bischof Hardware Company (Nebraska City, Neb.) [RG3149]

Black’s Ranch (Blaine and Brown Counties, Neb.) [RG5648].pdf

Blakley, Reynolds and Townsend (Beatrice, Neb.) [RG3192]

Brenner and Nelson Garage (Randolph, Neb.) [RG0783]

Brownville Creamery Company (Brownville, Neb.) [RG0816]

Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company (Brownville, Neb.) [RG0817]

Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Land Department (Nebraska) [RG3508].pdf

Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures (Nebraska) [RG4064]


C. F. Eckhart (Dakota City, Neb.) [RG3853]

Cain and House Company (Falls City, Neb.) [RG4214]

Capitol Beach Amusement Park (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0843]

Carter Telephone Company (Harlan County, Neb.) [RG2773]

Carter White Lead Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG4098]

Catlin and Jewell Farm (Nemaha County, Neb.) [RG0879]

Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company (Atchison, Kansas) [RG0880]

Chase Publishing Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5952].pdf

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad [RG0889]

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad - Lines West [RG3913]

Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railroad [RG5590]

Citizens Bank of South Sioux City (South Sioux City, Neb.) [RG5633]

Cliff’s Notes (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5887].pdf

Coad Brothers (Neb.) [RG0891]

Columbus Motor Railway Company (Columbus, Neb.) [RG0893]

Commercial Hotel (Kenesaw, Neb.) [RG3214]

Cone Grain Company (Wahoo, Neb.) [RG0895]

Connecticut Fire Insurance Company (Red Cloud, Neb.) [RG3993]

Continental National Bank (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5777]

Cook, Sargent and Parker (Florence, Neb.) [RG4398].pdf

Cornhusker Ordnance Plant (Grand Island, Neb.) [RG0825]

Cotner Terrace Restaurant (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5771]

Crawford Co-operative Company (Crawford, Neb.) [RG4221]

Crete Mills (Crete, Neb.) [RG3596].pdf

Cropsey, Bain & Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0922]

Crowell Lumber and Grain Company (Blair, Neb.) [RG0923]

Cudahy Packing Company (South Omaha, Neb.) [RG1605]

Cushman Motors Incorporated (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3795]


D.P. Rolfe & Co. (Nebraska City, Neb.) [RG5561]

Daily Herald (Omaha, Neb.) [RG0928]

Davis, Fenton, Stange and Darling (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3748]


Evening Star (Ship) [RG0980]

Exchange Hotel (Ashland, Neb.) [RG3874]


Fairmont Foods Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG4218]

Falls City Canning Company (Falls City, Neb.) [RG4213]

Farm Crops Processing Corporation (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0984]

Farmers and Hallam Telephone Exchange (Hallam, Neb.) [RG0985]

Farmer’s and Merchant’s Bank (Humboldt, Neb.) [RG3636].pdf

Farmers and Merchants Bank (McCook, Neb.) [RG3020]

Farmers' Co-operative Grain and Supply Company (Minden, Neb.) [RG3953]

Farmers Grain & Supply Co. (St. Paul, Neb.) [RG5462]

Farmers Insurance Company (Red Cloud, Neb.) [RG3992]

Farmers Lumber Company (Cook, Neb.) [RG4315]

Farmers State Bank (Boelus, Neb.) [RG1523]

Farmers State Bank (Emerson, Neb.) [RG2944].pdf

Farmers State Bank (Gandy and Stapleton, Neb.) [RG4372]

Farmers State Bank (Panama, Neb.) [RG0990].pdf

Fidelity Trust Company (Fremont, Neb.) [RG5685]

First Bank of Nickerson (Nickerson, Neb.) [RG5630]

First National Bank (Blue Hill, Neb.) [RG4187].pdf

First National Bank of Chadron (Chadron, Neb.) [RG4159].pdf

First National Bank (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0997]

Florence Ferry Company (Florence, N.T.) [RG5592]

Fort Robinson and Pine Ridge Stage Line (Neb.) [RG1990].pdf

Fox and Glover's Store (Louisville, Neb.) [RG3057]

Frank, Bailey & Farmer, Architects (Kearney, Neb.) [RG5248]


General Tobacco and Candy Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG6051].pdf

German Old People's Home, Inc. (Omaha, Neb.) [RG0858]

Gilchrest, Hanna and Company (South Omaha, Neb.) [RG3000].pdf

Glenn L. Martin Company (Fort Crook, Neb.) [RG3817]

Goehner Brothers General Store (Seward, Neb.) [RG3305]

Gold & Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG2018]

Graham Ice Cream Company (Norfolk, Neb.) [RG5800]

Grand Central Hotel (Plum Creek and Lexington, Neb.) [RG3971]

Great Western Telegraph Company (Chicago, Ill.) [RG1040]


H.E. Palmer, Son and Company; Foster-Barker Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3867]

H. Gund & Co. (Campbell, Neb.) [RG4442]

H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Company (Ashland, Neb.) [RG3538]

H.H. Weller Merchantile Company (Staplehurst, Neb.) [RG4530]

H.J. Amen & Co. (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3425]

H.P. Lau and Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3752]

H. Thiessen Pickle Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5508]

Hall Brothers - Norfolk Postcard Company [RG4903].pdf

Hammond Brothers and Stephens Company (Fremont, Neb.) [RG3711]

Harrison Nursery Company (York, Neb.) [RG1175]

Hayhurst and Gallaway Hardware Company (Loup City, Neb.) [RG1011]

Hazlett and Jack (Beatrice, Neb.) [RG3734].pdf

Hebron Telephone Company (Thayer County, Neb.) [RG4540]

Herndon House (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3034]

Hibbard Brick Company (Kearney, Neb.) [RG1986]

Historical Windmill Trade Literature Collection [RG5033].pdf

Holdrege Memorial Home, Inc. (Holdrege, Neb.) [RG1029]

Hoover and Schmidt Dry Goods Store (Louisville, Neb.) [RG2706]

Hopkins and Stevens (Cortland, Neb.) [RG1095].pdf


Independent Lumber and Coal Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1104].pdf


Kearney Opera House (Kearney, Neb.) [RG5637]

Kearney Power Plant (Kearney, Neb.) [RG5638]

Kepner Funeral Home (Osceola, Neb.) [RG4888]

KFMQ Radio (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4094]

Kilpatrick Brothers (Beatrice, Neb.) [RG3724]

Kit Carter Cattle Company (Baylor and Hitchcock Counties, Neb.) [RG4067]

KMTV-TV (Omaha, Neb.) [RG4628].pdf

KN Energy (Lakewood, Colorado) [RG0982].pdf

Kregel Windmill Company (Nebraska City, Neb.) [RG1626]

Kuska, Val - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company [RG1431].pdf


L.J. Wolf Co. (Berlin, Neb.) [RG1597]

L.M. Downs Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4234].pdf

Lakota Cattle Company (Neb.) [RG1148]

Lexington Improvement Company (Lexington, Neb.) [RG3969]

Lincoln Aircraft Company, Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1163].pdf

Lincoln Airplane and Flying School (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1475]

Lincoln Airplane School (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4172]

Lincoln Art Glass Works (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4033].pdf

Lincoln Electric Railway Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4123]

Lincoln Gas Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1164]

Lincoln Land Company (Neb., Colo., Kan., S.D., Wyo.) [RG3648]

Lincoln Live Stock & Land Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5698]

Lincoln Primary Flying School (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1610]

Lincoln Stock Yards (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1179]

Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0968]

Lincoln Traction Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG2157]

Linoma Realty Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5452]

Lockwood Hotel (Syracuse, Neb.) [RG3975]

Long Pine House (Long Pine, Neb.) [RG1191].pdf

Luhrs and Reynolds (Imperial, Neb.) [RG3785]

Lyric Theatre (Tekamah, Neb.) [RG5625]

Lytle General Store (Ashland, Neb.) [RG3538]


M.H. Lumber Co. (Avoca, Neb.) [RG1612]

M.H. Tilton Furniture Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3652]

Matheson Implement Company (Pilger, Neb.) [RG3536]

Mauck Studio Collection [RG5705].pdf

Metropolitan Hotel (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4386]

Milldale Ranch Company (Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Neb.) [RG2760]

Miller and Paine (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1630]

Missouri Pacific Railway Company of Nebraska (Neb.) [RG5610]

Molzer Violin School (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5097]


National Crane Corporation (Waverly, Neb.) [RG5516]

Nebraska Central Building and Loan Association (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1771]

Nebraska Colonization Company (Dodge County, Nebraska Territory) [RG4369]

Nebraska Culvert and Manufacturing Company (Wahoo, Neb.) [RG1256].pdf

Nebraska Farmer (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG0721]

Nebraska Implement & Forwarding Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5886].pdf

Nebraska Light and Power Company (McCook, Neb.) [RG1992]

Nebraska Orthopedic Hospital (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5848]

Nebraska Radio Collection [RG3006]

Nebraska Stock Yards Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3988].pdf

Neligh Mills (Neligh, Neb.) [RG3551]

New York Underwriters Agency (Red Cloud, Neb.) [RG3994].pdf

Nichols Hardware Store (Albion, Neb.) [RG4184]

Niobrara River Power Project (Valentine, Neb.) [RG0824]

Niobrara Tribune, The (Niobrara, Neb.) [RG3978]

Norfolk Feed Mills Company (Norfolk, Neb.) [RG3745]

Norris Lyddon Produce Company (Fremont, Neb.) [RG5629]

Northwestern Fur Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5239]

Northwestern School of Taxidermy (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5451].pdf

Noxall Manufacturing Company (Seward, Neb.) [RG5438]


O.A. Cooper Company (Humboldt, Neb.) [RG4106]

Occidental Building and Loan (Omaha, Neb.) [RG1277]

Occidental Hotel (Sutton, Neb.) [RG3664]

Old Reliable Abstract Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4363]

Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway Company [RG2337].pdf

Omaha Bridge and Terminal Railway Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5538]

Omaha Horse Railway Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG1288]

Omaha Livestock Exchange (Omaha, Neb.) [RG1681]

Omaha Livestock Market (Omaha, Neb.) [RG1085]

Omaha National Bank (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3523]

Omaha Real Estate Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG0738]

Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice Railway Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3292]

Overing Brothers and Company (Red Cloud, Neb.) [RG1292].pdf


Patriot Manufacturing Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5413]

Pawnee Springs Ranch Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3778]

Pearl Schoolhouse Telephone Company (Cass and Otoe Counties, Neb.) [RG1304]

Penniston and Miller General Store (North Platte, Neb.) [RG3208].pdf

Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.) [RG5623]

Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Examiners [RG4348].pdf

Pilger Creamery Company (Pilger, Neb.) [RG3581]

Platte Valley House (Plattsmouth, Neb.) [RG4320]

Plattsmouth Canning Company (Plattsmouth, Neb.) [RG4224]

Pratt & Ferris Cattle Company [RG4328]


Railroad Timetables Collection (Neb.) [RG1633]


Railroads. Nebraska [RG2430].pdf

Raymond Brothers Clarke Company (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3624].pdf

Rex Hotel (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1359].pdf

Roberts Dairy Employee’s Credit Union (Grand Island, Neb.) [RG3568].pdf

Roos Grocery Store (Waco, Neb.) [RG1336]

Royal Highlanders (Aurora, Neb.) [RG3962]

Rudge and Guenzel Department Store (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3442].pdf


Scribner State Bank (Scribner, Neb.) [RG4447]

Sheldon Manufacturing Company (Nehawka, Neb.) [RG4074]

Shestak and Walklin (Crete, Neb.) [RG1380].pdf

Spargur and Fisher (Chadron, Neb.) [RG1423].pdf

Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Company (Red Cloud, Neb.) [RG3991]

St. Joseph and Denver City Railroad Company [RG1365].pdf

St. Paul State Bank (St. Paul, Neb.) [RG1366]

Standard Securities Corporation (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG3733]

States Oil Royalty Co. (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1644]

Stockmen's National Bank (Rushville, Neb.) [RG3987]

Stuart House (Stuart, Neb.) [RG3760]

Sutton Dry Goods Store (Sutton, Neb.) [RG1450]


TierOne Bank (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5702]

Trampe and Associates (Lincoln and Omaha, Neb.) [RG2009]

Travis & Andersen (Grand Island, Neb.) [RG5597]


Union Pacific Railroad Company (Omaha, Neb.) [RG3761]

United States National Bank of Omaha (Omaha, Neb.) [RG5468]


Vertical Files [RG5000]

Victoria Hotel (Omaha, Neb.) [RG1495]


Walter Savidge Amusement Co. (Wayne, Neb.) [RG1667]

Wauneta Roller Mill (Wauneta, Neb.) [RG1508]

Weaver's Potato Chip Company, Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG5640]

Webster County Bank (Red Cloud, Neb.) [RG4017]

Western Land Agency (Wheaton, Ill.) [RG1514]

Western State Bank (Western, Neb.) [RG4446]

White Horse Ranch (Naper, Neb.) [RG1714]

Wilber, Nebraska - Newspapers (Wilber, Neb.) [RG1518]

William C. Gallaway and Company (West Point and Neligh, Neb.) [RG4207]

Wm. H. Reckmeyer and Sons (Arlington, Neb.) [RG3655]

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